HP is my Happy Place: 10 Things To Do On Your Day Off in HP

Maybe it’s because of a birthday or maybe it is because you put in those extra hours recently, but if you’re fortunate enough to get a day off, why not spend the day out and about High Point? With many great options to choose from, we wanted to give you some inspiration for ways to have the perfect day off in High Point! So, here –in no particular order– are our Top 10 Things To Do On Your Day Off!


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Start your day off right with a filling breakfast from one of many options High Point has to offer like Alex’s House (1223 N Main St, High Point) or Carolina’s Diner (201 Eastchester Dr, High Point)!

Organic AF

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We all know that to be your best, you have to treat your body right. This can be as simple as getting plenty of rest and eating healthy. Organic AF is a great way to start –or continue– eating right! Your body will certainly thank you for treating it well on your day off! (120 W Lexington Ave #101)

Stroll Around City Lake Park

Speaking of treating your body right, why not get a little exercise in? Taking a relaxing stroll around the park is a great way to clear your head of the stress of work while getting a bit of fresh air! (605 W Main Street, Jamestown)

Fun in the Sun at Oak Hollow Lake

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Keeping in line with the outdoor activities, why not go to Oak Hollow lake? Oak Hollow has plenty of fun outdoor activities to offer, including kayaking, paddle boarding, boating, fishing, and playgrounds. Something to do for the entire family! (3431 N Centennial Street High Point)

Lunch at Penny Path

After all of that healthy activity, why not treat yourself!? Penny Path is a delicious little café tucked amongst showrooms downtown. Their crêpes, savory or sweet, are to die for!! (104 W M.L.K. Jr Dr, High Point)

Treat Yourself to a Massage

On a day off we all want to just lie down and breathe for a bit. One of our favorite ways of getting a little R&R is to get a massage at About Face or Rituals. A massage is a great way to relieve built up stress and tension from work! (About Face: 1107 N Main St. Rituals: 712 N Elm St.)

Browse the Market

The Market in High Point is a wonderful little store that offers consignment furniture, handmade soap, jewelry, and much more! With a little something for everyone, this cute shop is a great place to spend some of your afternoon. (137 W Lexington Ave.)

Have a Sweet Treat

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While youre at the Market, why not grab one of their famous slices of cake. Or, stroll down the street to Sweet Josephine’s to grab a delicious cupcake! Insider tip: Sweet Josephine’s is closed on Sunday and Monday. (The Market: 137 W Lexington Ave. Sweet Josephine’s: 1345 N Main St #101)

Grab Dinner

Since this day is all about you, why not take the night off from fixing dinner and go out? There are so many amazing restaurants in High Point that offer a wide variety of cuisine options.

Go Out with Friends

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After dinner, grab a drink with some friends! You could meet up at Tipzy’s (805 Westchester Dr,), George’s (2505 N Main St #104), Brown Truck (1234 N Main St.), Wi-Fi Wine Bar (1605 N Main St.), or Brewers Kettle!

Discovering our High Points,

The HP Discovered Team